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1979 Ford Mustang Specs

Posted 4/11/2016 by Phillip Perez

Do you ever find yourself searching for the factory specs on your 1979 Ford Mustang? If so you have definitely come to the right place!

1979 marked the beginning of a legend, the Fox Body Mustang debuted! Ford brought more to the table than ever before with this newly redesigned and lighter Ford Mustang. We will touch base on some of the most popular 1979 Mustang Specs, including horse power, torque, curb weight and more!

1979 Ford Mustang Specs - 1979 Ford Mustang Specs

1979 Ford Mustang Engine Specifications


Engine Options Engine Bore Compression Horsepower Torque Fuel Tank
2.3L 2V 4cyl
3.78 x 3.13 inches
9.0:1
88hp
118 ft-lbs
11.5 gal.
2.3L 2V 4cyl(Turbo)
3.78 x 3.13 inches
9.0:1
132hp
142 ft-lbs
12.5 gal.
2.8L 2V V-6
3.66 x 2.70 inches
8.7:1
109hp
142 ft-lbs
12.5 gal.
3.3L 1V 6cyl
3.68 x 3.13 inches
9.6:1
85hp
154 ft-lbs
11.5 gal.
5.0L 2V V-8
4.00 x 3.00 inches
8.4:1
140hp
250 ft-lbs
12.5 gal.


1979 Ford Mustang Exterior Paint & Interior Trim Options


Exterior Paint Options Paint Code         Interior Color Options Color Code
Black
1C
        Black
A
Bright Blue
3J
        Blue
B
Bright Red
2P
        Chamois
T
Bright Yellow
64
        Red
D
Dark Jade Metallic
46
        Vacquero
Z
Light Chamois
83
        White / Black
W
Light Medium Blue
3F
        White / Blue
Q
Light Wedgewood Blue Metallic
3H
        White / Chamois
2
Medium Chestnut Metallic
5M
        White / Vacquero
9
Medium Gray Metallic
1P
        White / Red
N
Medium Red Metallic
2H
           
Medium Vaquero Glow
5W
           
Pewter Metallic (Pace Car)
1E
           
Polar White
9D
           
Silver Metallic
1G
           
Tangerine
85
           


1979 Ford Mustang Curb Weight & Units Sold

Weights may vary depending on vehicle options
Model Curb Weight         Model Units Sold
2.3L 4-cyl Manual
2,515 lbs
        1979 Pace Car
10,478
2.3L 4-cyl Automatic
2,515 lbs
        1979 Cobra
17,579
2.3L 4-cyl Turbo
2599 lbs
        1979 2dr Sedan
156,666
2.8L V6 Manual
2595 lbs
        1979 3dr Hatchback
120,535
2.8L V6 Automatic
2595 lbs
        1979 2dr Ghia Sedan
56,351
3.3L I6 Automatic
2581 lbs
        1979 3dr Ghia Hatchback
36,384
5.0L V8 Manual
2811 lbs
           
5.0L V8 Automatic
2811 lbs
           


1979 Ford Mustang Transmission Options


Engine Transmission Options
2.3L 2V
T-04 Manual/C-4 Automatic
2.3L 2V Turbo
T-04 Manual/C-4 Automatic
2.8L 2V V-6
T-04 Manual/C-4 Automatic
3.3L 1V 6cyl
C-4 Automatic
5.0L V8
SROD 4 speed Manual/C-4 Automatic